Back to All News

Thirst by Varsha Bajaj – Book Review


Title: Thirst
Author: Varsha Bajaj
Publisher: Nancy Paulsen Books
Release Date: July 19, 2022

Each day Minnie and her family struggle to get by in the poorest part of Mumbai. They struggle to make ends meet, have enough to provide for a decent education, and always wonder if there will be enough of necessities, primarily water. When a series of unfortunate events forces Minnie to take over her mother’s job in a fancy high-rise building, Minnie learns about the inequity of water access. For some, such as the poor, access to water is not to